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Start your career in sport management

The sport market in North America is experiencing rapid growth. With a Sport Management A.A.S. degree from Jamestown Community College, you can start your career in many entry-level jobs in the sport and athletic industry.

While at JCC, you’ll take sport-related courses as well as electives based on your career goals. Sport management is a broad field, and job specializations include fitness, nutrition, coaching, program direction, sales, media, and marketing. You’ll also complete an internship with a local sports or athletics organization.

JCC also has an A.S. degree in Sport Management, which prepares you for transfer to complete a bachelor’s degree.

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Sport Market Growth

Sport Market Growth

The sport market in North America is expected to be worth more than $78 billion dollars.

Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

  • Fitness class instructor
  • Gameday manager
  • Recreation leader
  • Youth sport coach

Internship Opportunities

Internship Opportunities

  • Internships with local athletic teams at the high school, collegiate, and professional levels
  • Intramural assistantships on campus
  • Physical education studies internships

Related Majors

Related Majors


Minimum program credit hours: 60

Some courses need to be completed on the Jamestown Campus.

Program Codes
Degree Option
Associate in Applied Science Degree
Hegis Code
Curriculum Code
General Requirements
21 credit hours Degree Requirements Met
ENG 1530: English Composition II3 BCOM H CENG
English Electives (college level)3 H CWRT
CMM 1510: Introduction to Communication or CMM 1610: Public Speaking3 ARTS H
PSY 1510: General Psychology3 SOSC S SR
SOC 1510: Introduction to Sociology3
Mathematics Electives (college level)3 MATH N CMAT
Mathematics and Sciences Electives3 N
Core Requirements
36 credit hours Degree Requirements Met
BUS 1410: Accounting Fundamentals or BUS 1510: Principles of Financial Accounting3-4
PHE 1870: Sport Psychology3
SPT 1300: Introduction to Sport Management3
SPT 1320: Sport in Society3 SOSC S SR
SPT 2520: Ethical Leadership - Sport & Fitness3 H
SPT 2010: Sport Management Internship or PHE 2010: Physical Education Studies Internship or PHE 2060: Intramural Assistant Internship3

Choose from the following list.

BUS 2580: Management & Organizational Behavior3
CMM 2100: Communication at Work3
PHE 1480: Personal Trainer Certification3
PHE 1500: Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries3
PHE 1590: Principles of Fitness & Wellness3
PHE 1880: Sport Nutrition2
SPT 1310: Foundations of Coaching & Teaching3
SPT 1330: Recreation and Fitness Program Planning3
SPT 1350: Sport Media3
SPT 1550: Sport Promotion & Marketing3
SPT 2330: Youth Sport Administration3
SPT 2530: Sport History Through Film3
3 credit hours Degree Requirements Met